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Incarcerated people in West Virginia to be charged 3 cents a minute to read ebooks from free source

Incarcerated people in West Virginia to be charged 3 cents a minute to read ebooks from free source

Incarcerated people in some West Virginia prisons will reportedly be charged to read ebooks. The magazine Reason reports that inmates will have to pay 3 cents per minute to use tablets that have been
Take a look inside the library home to 46,681 sketchbooks — Mashable Originals

Take a look inside the library home to 46,681 sketchbooks — Mashable Originals

Founded in 2006, The Sketchbook Project is a continually-growing, crowd-sourced library housing over 46,000 books from over 100 different companies. Located in the Brooklyn Art Library, the collection
Florida Officials Deny Library Funding for Digital Subscription to 'Fake News' New York Times

Florida Officials Deny Library Funding for Digital Subscription to 'Fake News' New York Times

A library system was denied its request for a digital subscription to the New York Times after Florida officials called the newspaper "fake news."
The Best Movies You Can Stream for Free with Your Library Card

The Best Movies You Can Stream for Free with Your Library Card

It’s a good time to be a fan of “content.” You have a wild amount of streaming services at your disposal, from Netflix to Hulu to Amazon to Disney+ and more. But what do all of these convenient

Oak Tree House

This modern extension to an Edwardian era house has resulted in something very special. Think contemporary sculpture meets colour blocking, new connections between inside and out and restraint versus
These Major Library Systems Don't Charge Late Fees

These Major Library Systems Don't Charge Late Fees

The Chicago Public Library system and Fort Worth Public Library system stopped charging fines for overdue books and forgave all outstanding fines this week. They join a growing list of libraries that
Rich Prick Won't Pay Tiny Library Fine

Rich Prick Won't Pay Tiny Library Fine

This rich prick in a fancy Armani suit pitched a real ridiculous fit about having to pay a 25-cent library fine. So, the employee decided to take his petty revenge by stepping out for some fresh air,
The Impossible Library

The Impossible Library

See TreyRatcliff.com Pop on over to www.TreyRatcliff.com to find out more about my fine art collection. Daily Photo – The Impossible Library Here’s one of the new pieces from Series 2 of the fine art
Shh! No Hacking the Census in the Library

Shh! No Hacking the Census in the Library

Opinion: Millions of folks filling out the 2020 Census on public library computers also are putting themselves at risk.
Order Books From Around the World With InterLibrary Loan

Order Books From Around the World With InterLibrary Loan

At Lifehacker, it’s no secret that we’re pretty big fans of public libraries. Not only do they give you access to all varieties of media for free (or close to it) but living near one can actually make
Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain

Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors
One woman is transforming libraries to make lifelong readers out of Indian children

One woman is transforming libraries to make lifelong readers out of Indian children

Children as young as 7 months can build a relationship with books.
Drag queen shows children how to twerk during story hour: 'Just move your bum up and down'

Drag queen shows children how to twerk during story hour: 'Just move your bum up and down'

The Drag Queen Story Hour phenomenon isn't strictly an American thing — it's apparently catching on globally. Case in point is Devon, England, where a drag queen children's entertainer known as
Having Fun in the Library

Having Fun in the Library

Episode 6 of My Audio Podcast There are now 6 of my audio podcasts available on your favourite streaming services (iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or in some regions Google Play). In this episode, while
You'll have to wait even longer to borrow some new e-books from the library

You'll have to wait even longer to borrow some new e-books from the library

If you're a fan of checking out e-books from your local library — and you very much should be — you may have to wait longer for new releases from one major publisher that's angered the library
Literary tattoos of the New York Public Library staff

Literary tattoos of the New York Public Library staff

Apparently July 17 is National Tattoo Day (it's also my birthday, which means I spend it offline, not paying attention to the internet); to celebrate, the NYPL rounded up a gallery of its workers'

A Georgian style farmhouse

Some soothing eye candy for your Sunday viewing pleasure with this to-die-for newly build Georgian style farmhouse in East Sussex, England available as a location home via Shoot Factory. This home
Facebook's Libra is so shady it actually united Congress

Facebook's Libra is so shady it actually united Congress

For the second day in a row, Republican and Democratic lawmakers slammed Facebook over its digital currency, . Members of the House Committee on Financial Services backed the message of their Senate